Betty Conner, 73, of Salem, went to be with the Lord on Monday, June 25, 2018. She was born in Vincent, AL on Friday, September 1, 1944 to the late Grover and Mildred Forbes. Along with her parents, Betty was preceded in death by her husband, Doug Conner; and brothers, Arthur Forbes and Bobby Ferguson.
Left to cherish her memory are sons, Mike Conner, Randy and Sharon Conner, and Steve and Michelle Conner; grandchildren, Cameron Conner and Lynze Conner; sisters, Gracie and Don Wilson, Peggy Poff, Evon and Mike Faulk; Beverly and Larry Rupe; brother, Darryl and Thelda Forbes; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 28, 2018 at John M. Oakey & Son Funeral Home, Salem. A memorial service will be held at 9 a.m. on Friday, June 29, 2018 at the funeral home with Pastor Wanda Minnick officiating. A committal will be held at Salem Cemetery in Copper Hill, Virginia following the service.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to the first responders and staff in the ER Department at Roanoke Memorial Hospital for all their efforts.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.johnmoakey.com.